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  • Article: Momentum Builds for ‘Kevin’s Law’ – Life-Saving Legislation for Type 1 Diabetics

    September 5, 2019 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    If a lack of insulin killed Kevin Houdeshell, a lack of regulatory common sense contributed. Kevin’s parents, Dan and Judy, don’t want...

  • Teplizumab Delays T1D Progression

    June 18, 2019 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    As a chapter Research Information Volunteer, it’s my job to gather scientific research news and convey it to laypeople. In this role,...

  • Article: JDRF Children’s Congress Delegate Anxious to Share Story

    June 6, 2019 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    Type 1 is really Type All. That’s the message Delhi Township resident Sam Weidner and his family live, and one they will...

  • One Day for One Walk Winners & Results

    May 23, 2019 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    Thanks to all of our teams that participated in our One Day for One Walk Fundraising Challenge on May 22, 2019.  Because...

  • JDRF One Walk Kings Island

    March 19, 2019 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    Each year, the JDRF Southwest Ohio Chapter welcomes more than 8,000 participants who together raise more than $1 million annually through the...

  • Volunteer of the Month

    March 11, 2019 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

      Each month, the JDRF Southwest Ohio staff recognizes a special volunteer who goes above and beyond in supporting the chapter and...

  • Article: JDRF Board Member Knows the Human Toll of Unaffordable Insulin

    February 11, 2019 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    Mindi Patterson knows better than most the high cost of insulin is about more than money. She lost her sister-in-law because of...

  • JDRF Southwest Ohio World Diabetes Day in the News

    November 15, 2018 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    ABC 22 Now with Diane Schoeffler-Warren and Matthew Living Dayton with Jenn Mosier & Jack Faulkner WCPO at Noon with Sasha Squibb...

  • Article: Tom Youkilis Remembers First Small Steps of JDRF Walkathon

    October 10, 2018 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    Perhaps as if to prove the old adage that “A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step,” Tom Youkilis remembers...

  • Article: New JDRF Board President Jonathan Faulkner Wants to Build on Type 1 Community

    August 23, 2018 • Southwest Ohio Chapter

    His 2-year-old son was in Dayton Children’s Hospital, with a blood sugar level at an astounding 980. That’s when Jonathan Faulkner learned...